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Act of Congress : how America's essential institution works, and how it doesn't

ผู้แต่ง: Robert G Kaiser
สำนักพิมพ์: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
ครั้งที่พิมพ์/รูปแบบ:   หนังสือ : English : First editionดูครั้งที่พิมพ์และรูปแบบ
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This is an account of how Congress today really works, and doesn't, that follows the dramatic journey of the sweeping financial reform bill enacted in response to the Great Crash of 2008. The founding fathers expected Congress to be the most important branch of government and gave it the most power. When Congress is broken, as its justifiably dismal approval ratings suggest, so is our democracy. Here, the author,  อ่านมากขึ้น…
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ผู้เขียนทั้งหมด : ผู้เขียนร่วม Robert G Kaiser
ISBN: 9780307700162 030770016X
OCLC Number: 793579064
หมายเหตุ: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
คำอธิบาย: xxvi, 417 pages ; 25 cm
สารบัญ: Principal organizations and institutions --
"I could hear everyone gulp" --
The man who wasn't gray --
What is to be done? --
An orgy of outrage --
A politician for life --
Back in the game --
"Downtown" takes the lead --
A rich variety of humanity --
Politics first --
An impotent minority --
Peddling influence --
"We've got an opportunity here" --
In the legislative weeds --
Making sausage --
Looking for a path --
The House acts --
Searching for consensus --
More tactical maneuvers --
On the Senate floor at last --
Staff warfare --
The Senate acts --
Conference committee --
Endgame --
Still broken.
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This is an account of how Congress today really works, and doesn't, that follows the dramatic journey of the sweeping financial reform bill enacted in response to the Great Crash of 2008. The founding fathers expected Congress to be the most important branch of government and gave it the most power. When Congress is broken, as its justifiably dismal approval ratings suggest, so is our democracy. Here, the author, whose career at The Washington Post has made him a keen and knowledgeable observer of Congress, takes us behind the sound bites to expose the protocols, players, and politics of the House and Senate, revealing both the triumphs of the system and (more often) its fundamental flaws. This book tells the story of the Dodd-Frank Act, named for the two men who made it possible: Congressman Barney Frank, brilliant and sometimes abrasive, who mastered the details of financial reform, and Senator Chris Dodd, who worked patiently for months to fulfill his vision of a Senate that could still work on a bipartisan basis. Both Frank and Dodd collaborated with the author throughout their legislative efforts and allowed their staffs to share every step of the drafting and deal making that produced the 1,500-page law that transformed America's financial sector. The author explains how lobbying affects a bill, or fails to. We follow staff members more influential than most senators and congressmen. We see how Congress members protect their own turf, often without regard for what might best serve the country, more eager to court television cameras than legislate on complicated issues about which many of them remain ignorant. In this book the author shows how ferocious partisanship regularly overwhelms all other considerations, though occasionally individual integrity prevails.

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